Think Twice Four: Ante Portas
The 4th Multinational Think Twice Conference
Submission Deadline: March 8, 2020
Contact: conference @ pp-international.net
Conference dates: April 24-26, 2020
We are happy to announce the start of the submission process for PPI’s fourth international ThinkTwice conference. The aim of the conference is to bridge between the worlds of the Pirate Parties, Academia and NGOs to forster a mutual exchange of ideas and experiences that are worth spreading.
For this year’s ThinkTwice conference the tagline is “ante portas”. We will focus on near future technologies, and the implications they will have for society.
The conference will offer space for up to 200 participants to meet over the course of two days to present lectures and participate in panels focusing on the future and upcoming challenges. All sessions will be streamed live. Video recordings and conference proceedings will be published afterwards.
The event is entirely non-profit and sponsored by Pirate Parties International and the Czech Pirate Party. Participation is open to the public, and speakers will include leader from a variety of organizations who seek to debate policies that target future technologies and their implications.
We are looking for session submissions on the following themes (other topics are allowed as well):
Human Rights: security, data protection, surveillance, FOI, basic income, emigration, voting rights, drones, non-proliferation, dual use technology, encryption, anonymity, transparency, net neutrality, open data, egovernment, society, whistle blowing, political science, etc…
Emergence: Internet governance, copyrights, patents, collaboration, citizen journalism, media, DRM, open access, FOI, public licensing, policy reform, education, etc…
Revolution: Artificial intelligence, future technologies, innovation, liquid democracy, transhumanism, cyborgs, start-ups, vision, 3d-printing, crowd-sourcing, big data, participation, pirate parties, social networks, autonomous vehicles, globalization, space travel, digital activism, etc…
Terms and conditions of paper submission
1) Title and abstract of the proposed session should be submitted by email to conference @ pp-international.net by 01 March 2020.
2) Submissions will be accepted in English language only.
3) For accepted submissions, the session material and eventual audio and video recordings will be published under a CC-BY 4.0 license.
4) In case of any financial support, the name of the organization or institute should be reflected in the abstract. Evidently, submission and publication of such papers are subjected to letter of consent from the respective organization or institute to Pirate Parties International.
Conference dates are 25th and 26rd of April 2020 with the social reception on April 24th
Conference location is in Prague, Czechia
Deadline to submit your proposal is March 08 23:59 CET
Speaker notifications by March 10th 23:59 CET
Final version of the talk due on April 05th 2020 23:59 CET